Project-Based Learning: Underestimated or Overvalued?

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and Amber Chandler 

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While some educators swear by project-based learning, other say it's too hard to practice and doesn't work. We take a closer look.

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What Are the Hidden Drivers of a Supportive School Culture?

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and Starr Sackstein

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School culture has a profound impact on virtually every element of teaching and learning. In this segment, we look at the hidden drivers of school culture.

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How Do We Get Teachers to Ditch Textbooks? Should We?

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and Lane Young 

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Though many teachers have completely moved away from using textbooks, most are still very dependent on them. In this episode, we discuss alternatives and barriers to adoption.

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Balancing Teacher-Driven and District-Driven PD

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and David Buck

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In the episode, we discuss the balance between teacher driven and administration driven  professional development.

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Why Is There a Gap Between the PD Teachers Get and the PD Teachers Want?

 Nancy Blair, Tom Whitby and Dennis Dill

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In the episode, we look at the professional development gap and discuss what can be done to close it.

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